Dr. Gerrit von Breitenbach, Divisional Director PDE Fasten, Director R&D Fasten & Director FEA, NORMA Group Holding
In your new challenge as Project Manager and VA-/VE-Specialist you are driving cost reductions by working with strategic purchasing and lead buyers through supplier assessment and benchmarking. You support with Value Analysis and Value Engineering during product development and you integrate (technical) product quality and customer perspective in procurement decisions. The position is reporting to the Group Commodity Director Fasten.
The tasks in detail:
Contributes in delivering bottom line / top line results, managing the commodity spend / projects according to long term planning Execute detailed internal and external cost analysis at different production sites Step-by-step value analysis of existing products considering production costs, function, alternative components and design aspects Supporting product development on reducing costs and improving function before capital is invested Conduct Supplier assessments focusing on should costs, TCO approach Drives cross-functional initiatives to optimize spend in our global FASTEN division Contributes initiatives to optimize and to standardize existing production methods, while keeping same quality Effective project management VA/VE to drive specification harmonization and support product consolidation
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Completed university studies and 5+ years professional experience in Value Analysis (VA) and Value Engineering (VE) Experience to work in matrix organizations Execution focus Strong communication and facilitation skills / stakeholder management Sound understanding of business and supply chain TCO Willingness to travel (25%) Deep technical understanding of the fasten production process Strong technical and commercial understanding of fasten components and product development Mandatory language skills (English) Prior experience in cross-functional project management
Sales and PMO R&D & Product Development functions Supply Chain Legal and Compliance Divisional commodity leads & Regional / Local purchasing teams Suppliers
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